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CECS Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Read more below.

 

Bachelor's in Computer Engineering

Program Educational Objectives

After graduation and engaging in the profession of Computer Engineering for a few years, our graduates will have:

  1. become a part of California's high technology workforce, and made significant contributions to Computer Engineering through the research, design and development of a wide range of embedded systems and system-on-chip applications.
  2. helped further the state's economic growth by developing innovative ideas, and translating them into commercial products that benefit society.
  3. functioned effectively as team members and/or leaders in multidisciplinary and multicultural environments.
  4. recognized the societal and global context of their work and understood professional and ethical responsibilities.
  5. continued the pursuit of lifelong learning through such activities as graduate school, distance education, professional training and membership in professional societies and been able to adapt to new engineering tools.

Student Learning Outcomes

The Computer Engineering Curriculum is designed so that each student will have acquired the following competencies during their program of study to meet the program objective.

      a. Ability to apply Mathematics, Science and Engineering.

      b. Ability to design and conduct experiments; as well as to analyze and interpret data.

      c. Ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability.

      d. Ability to function in multidisciplinary teams.

      e. Ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.

      f. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

      g. Ability to communicate effectively.

      h. Understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.

     i. Recognizing the need and having the ability to engage in lifelong learning.

     j. Knowledge of contemporary issues.

     k. Ability to use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Enrollment and Degree Data

Computer Engineering Program Enrollment & Degree Data
Semester BS Enrollment MS Enrollment BS Degrees Awarded MS Degrees Awarded
Fall 2017 204 12 58 3
Fall 2016 206 17 69 4
Fall 2015 216 16 59 9
Fall 2014 208 34 54 17
Fall 2013 236 43 55 11

Bachelor's in Computer Science

Program Educational Objectives

After graduation and engaging in the profession of Computer Science for a few years, our graduates will have:

  1. become a part of California's high technology workforce, and made significant contributions to Computer Science through the research, design and development of software and networked computer systems.
  2. helped further the state's economic growth by developing innovative ideas, and translating them into commercial products that benefit society.
  3. functioned effectively as a team members and/or leaders in multidisciplinary and multicultural environments.
  4. recognized the societal and global context of their work and understood professional and ethical responsibilities.
  5. continued the pursuit of lifelong learning through such activities as graduate school, distance education, professional training and membership in professional societies and been able to adapt to new engineering tools.

Student Learning Outcomes

The outcomes listed below were taken from the 2011-2012 CAC Criteria for Computer Science Programs and were adopted by the CECS Department for the Computer Science Program.

     a. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program's student outcomes and the discipline.

     b. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.

     c. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.

     d. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.

     e. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.

     f. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

     g. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.

     h. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.

     i. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.

Enrollment and Degree Data

Computer Science Program Enrollment & Degree Data
Semester BS Enrollment MS Enrollment BS Degrees Awarded MS Degrees Awarded
Fall 2017 629 153 177 87
Fall 2016 524 198 140 88
Fall 2015 446 177 94 106
Fall 2014 368 203 80 64
Fall 2013 370 176 70 59